China is Africa’s largest trading partner, and it opened its first military base on the continent last year in the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti, which this month launched a China-backed free trade zone it calls the largest in Africa.
By Babacar Dione and Cara Anna | AP
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Vice President Pence addresses NASA employees from in front of the SpaceX Dragon, NASA's Orion and Boeing's Starliner at Kennedy Space Center. (Aubrey Gemignani/NASA/AP)
The discovery of a propellant leak with the spacecraft during a test of the emergency abort system in June probably will delay the launch schedule. Boeing is one of two companies under contract from NASA to fly astronauts to the space station.
These start-ups aim to jump-start a generation of leaders in state and local governments, which have suffered from cutbacks in entry-level jobs, reduced training budgets and the perception that they are bureaucratic places to work.
The largest collection of Russian disinformation tweets reveals a strange surge on Oct. 6, the day before Wikileaks first released the emails stolen from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. This has fueled a mystery: What were the trolls up to? And why did they target mainly left-wing Twitter users?
Corporate leaders are failing to explain to their employees why having women in leadership positions is good for a company’s bottom line, according to a study. This could cause employees to tune out of corporate diversity efforts.
President Trump told CNBC he’s “not thrilled” the U.S. central bank under Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is continuing to raise interest rates, suggesting they may undercut his efforts to grow the economy. “I don’t like all of this work that we’re putting into the economy and then I see rates going up,” he said.